The Rural Male in Higher Education: How Community Colleges Can Improve Educational and Economic Outcomes for Rural Men

Summarizes the economic conditions in rural communities since the Great Recession and highlights the educational attainment of rural men. The brief describes the barriers to attending college that rural men face and the promising efforts that Hinds Community College and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) have undertaken to help men gain the knowledge and skills they need to compete in the modern workforce.

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